Revered for his research, Julio Licinio has been honored by an abundance of professional recognitions for his work in the field of psychiatry.
Research and education are the very foundations of Julio Licinio’s professional identity. An acclaimed Physician Leader and Educator, his expertise in the study of psychiatry has been cultivated through decades of research and training. Empowered by education, Licinio has solidified himself as a respected professional in the realm of academia. Guided by his own on-the-field experience and research activities, he deeply values the opportunity to share his expertise with others through the publication of his work and academic instruction.
Licinio maintains the following degrees and qualifications:
- Doctor of Medicine (MD) — Federal University of Bahia School of Medicine (1982)
- Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Psychiatry — Flinders University (2017)
- Master of Business Administration (MBA) — Cornell University (2019)
- Master of Science (MS) in Healthcare Leadership — Cornell University (2019)
In addition to his academic degrees, Licinio’s CV is polished by numerous professional certifications. Licinio credits these qualifications with further solidifying his command in the psychiatry and neurology fields. In 1991, he obtained a Permanent Certification in Psychiatry from the American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology. From 1992 to 2002, Licinio maintained certification in Geriatric Psychiatry, also from the American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology. In 2012, the scientific researcher and educator was honored to be accepted into a fellowship with the Royal and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists.
Honors & Awards
Throughout his career, which has encompassed nearly five decades, Julio Licinio’s work has been recognized by an abundance of honors and awards. A short list of these accolades include:
- First Place — Bahia, Brazil School of Medicine Admission Examination (1977)
- Elise Kraft Ledman Prize for Psychiatric Research (1987)
- Young Investigator Award — International Congress of Schizophrenia Research and Schizophrenia Branch, NIMH (1991)
- Theodore and Vada Stanley Foundation Research Award (1997)